| Mar 24, 2016

Nikkei drops below 17,000

Stocks lost further ground Thursday, weighed down by an overnight fall in U.S. equities, sending the key Nikkei average below 17,000. The 225-issue Nikkei lost 108.65 points, or 0.64 percent, to close at 16,892.33 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, its first finish below 17,000 ...

| Mar 17, 2016

Tokyo stocks slide on yen's rise

Stocks fell for the third consecutive session on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, due chiefly to selling of large-cap export-oriented names, reflecting the yen’s appreciation. The Nikkei average lost 38.07 points, or 0.22 percent, to end at 16,936.38. On Wednesday, it fell 142.62 ...

| Feb 19, 2016

Nikkei tumbles 230 points on yen rise

Stocks turned sharply lower Friday, dragged down by selling over the yen’s rise and a lack of fresh incentives. The Nikkei average tumbled 229.63 points, or 1.42 percent, to end at 15,967.17 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Thursday, it jumped 360.44 points. The ...